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... Of course you want your cholesterol level to be as low as possible. But should you worry that it may be too low? ... (19 replies)
... Low total cholesterol levels have been shown in many studies to be related to a much greater cancer risk. Very rare does a person with cancer, have an elevated cholesterol. ... (19 replies)
... known risk factor for stroke. But new research suggests that low levels of cholesterol in the blood may also increase stroke risk. ... (19 replies)

... If you mean that your mother had two different blood tests done at two different labs and they came up with two different TC numbers, this is not surprising. They are likely using the same testing protocol, but these numbers are not absolutes like your height. In other words, you could have the very same lab take a sample, five minutes later take another sample. Then send... (6 replies)
... Do you know what is the standard way of calculating total cholesterol level? ... (6 replies)
... Well anyway, you don't need to have your total cholesterol that low. What you really need to do is to elevate your HDL, which is why I've said that Crestor is probably the wrong drug for you to be taking. ... (23 replies)
... Cholesterol Study: Different rules for elderly? by Delthia Ricks Staff Writer A low total cholesterol level, a major objective in preventing cardiovascular disease, may be associated (0 replies)
Cholesterol Test
Jul 6, 2004
... I assumed that was your reason for posting. Low HDL is a risk factor.. ... (7 replies)
... Yesterday I went to a free cholesterol screening at my supermarket and my total level was 172! ... (4 replies)
... When I had my MI at age 35, my cholesterol was controlled by meds and in the 190s. I have to agree with NineLives here on this one. ... (15 replies)
... is too high. It isn't too high. Despite your low total cholesterol, your numbers aren't balanced, and your HDL remains stuck at 39. Now, I'm no doctor, but I still say Crestor is NOT for you. ... (23 replies)
... My advice is to do some independent research on the web about cholesterol and heart disease. There is controversy over whether serum cholesterol is as big a factor in heart disease as the medical profession and pharmaceutical companies make it out to be. ... (3 replies)
... Is there any consensus about whether there is a level of LDL, VLDL, or total cholesterol that is "too low"? ... (4 replies)
LOW Cholesterol!
May 17, 2001
... I had my cholesterol checked yesterday at one of those "free testing stands" in the Mall. ... (2 replies)
... oking will definitely contribute to that, I know, as I am an on again, off again smoker, and my HDL goes up fairly nicely when I cut back on the ciggs., and goes low when I give in, like an idiot and smoke again. ... (23 replies)
... Thanks for that information. Here in Belgium, the blood test results are all marked with the 'normal' range for that item and, for the total cholesterol/HDL ratio, different laboratories specify <4.0, <4.5 or <4.9. On statins, I am at 3.5 so my doc is happy but I must admit that I was not concerned at 6.5. The majority medical opinion seems to be to get the HDL up so I think I... (36 replies)
... I recently had my yearly physical and my total cholesterol is 136. ... (2 replies)
... It's the name for getting high cholesterol genetically. If you do have this, it can be diagnosed. ... (12 replies)
... In the UK, the average total cholesterol level is 5. ... (36 replies)
... Thanks Arizona73, I 'll be curious to see if my HDL increases on my next check, now that I'm no longer smoking. I will also add a couple of the supplements that you suggested to what I'm already taking. And thanks to everyone else that replied. :) DEDA (10 replies)




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